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Author Rose, Mary Beth.
Title Gender and heroism in early modern English literature / Mary Beth Rose.
Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 9  820.9 R    IN LIBRARY
Description xxii, 139 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-133) and index.
Contents "The observed of all observers": the gendering of heroism in Marlowe, Jonson, and Shakespeare -- Gender and the construction of royal authority in the speeches of Elizabeth I -- Gender, genre, and history: female heroism in seventeenth-century autobiography -- "Vigerous most/When most unactive deem'd": gender and the heroics of endurance in Milton's Samson Agonistes, Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, and Mary Astell's Some reflections upon marriage.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Courage in literature.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Women -- Great Britain -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Sex role in literature.
Heroines in literature.
Patience in literature.
Heroes in literature.
ISBN 0226725723 (alk. paper)
0226725731 (pbk. : alk. paper)